This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 30/03/2007.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
A grammarian of the imperial age, Philemon has now been dated to ca. 200 CE on the basis of several pieces of evidence, which are not of the same value:
1) Oros1 (5th c. CE) could offer a terminus ante quem, if he is in fact the source, through Choerobo…
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“Philemon ”, in:
Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity
Consulted online on 24 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Philemon_3>
First published online: 2015